DIVerse Families
 
Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle

Title

Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle

Publisher

R & S Books

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9789129667349

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Ella, whose nickname is "Mini Mia" because her favorite soccer player is Mia Ham, loves spending time with her eccentric uncle Tommy, but finds herself a bit put out when she has to share him with his new boyfriend Fergus.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay family member; gay uncle; gay adult; same-sex relationship

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Choices, 2008 Picture Books for School-Age Children
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Gay and Lesbian Parents/Alternative Families: Picture Books
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2007
Rainbow List, 2008 Beginning Readers

Keywords

uncle; jealousy; coffee bar; swimming; sharing; feelings; soccer

Diversity Impact

indirect

Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle


Share

COinS